European Oak is one of the most popular wood veneers, versatile and varied in use and appearance. It is also known as English Oak or Burr Oak. This hardwood is one of the dark european species, now also grows in Minor Asia and in the North of Africa.
This well known and loved species produces a myriad variety of different types of very useful veneer. Depending on the individual log and the way in which it is sliced, European Oak may be plain and straight grained with a minimal look, it may be highly figured with pronounced medullary rays, or crown-grained like many other types and even rustic looking with pips and burr clusters that can be spread over the full length of the log.
European Oak Crown Cut Feelwood Horizontal presents a fine cathedral and is frequently to be seen at the centre of the sheet. This with its coarse texture and its medium weight define this hardwood species.
The colour of the heartwood varies from light Brown yellow to Brown, and the sapwood is a little clearer and is clearly separated. Its fibre is straight and the grain is thick. Indeed, growth rings are visible and they are very marked.
European Oak Crown Cut Feelwood Horizontal involves a specific proccess, is known as rough cut and due to its effect brings a new texture in two senses, as a sense of touch and visual. This increase even more the huge versatility at any application that this veneer can achieve.
European Oak has nearly all common uses of hardwoods, and is especially popular where strength and durability are required, as architectural panels, lumber or furniture.
It is a suitable veneer for every atmosphere since elegant and minimalist to classic and modern, bringing with it a new perceptible experience, and without neglecting the prized natural look of this wood.